The upcoming live-action Titans TV series is highly anticipated and set to debut on DC’s new digital streaming service as part of its launch this year. Much of the excitement comes from the fact that Teen Titans is one of the most iconic superhero teams in the DC Universe, and for those of our generation … Continue reading Why Starfire Should Get the Spotlight in New ‘Titans’ TV Series
Here at Geeks of Color, we are committed to representing diversity and inclusion in the entertainment industry and want to see every facet of that inclusion, both on screen and off. We've already told you about the difference between whitewashing and race-bending. Now, a different discussion is emerging. With a flurry of new opportunities for … Continue reading Why Race-bending Characters Is Important
Whitewashing is incomparable to racebending because whitewashing contributes to the erasure of poc experiences and precense in the media. Racebending allows for a character to have a deeper cultural impact and oftentimes have a more fleshed out backstory and personality.